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21 Jan
2016

Hinch and Lewers scoop Hockey Writers’ prizes

Maddie Hinch

The President of the international hockey federation told the annual Hockey Writers’ Club awards lunch that he was unhappy with the preparations for his sport at the 2016 Rio Olympics

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12 Jan
2016

Investec and Mercian to back the Hockey Writers

England's players celebrate their penalty shoot-out final victory over the Netherlands

The Hockey Writers’ Club has landed two major sponsors for next week’s annual awards lunch in London – a gathering which will kick-start Olympic year for the sport and the journalists covering it

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6 Jan
2016

81 not out, Corbett declares he is retiring, not hurt

Ted Corbett: victim of the exchange rate

Veteran journalist Ted Corbett has been told by a new sports editor that his fortnightly column is no longer required and so, the octogenarian cricket writer is reaching for his slippers

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29 Dec
2015

England Hockey: communications manager

The Communications Manager will understand the communications needs of the business, ensure the business’ messages are delivered in a co-ordinated and integrated fashion and that content is developed and tailored to maximise consumer engagement

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22 Dec
2015

How to kick hotel room rate hikes in to touch

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VIEW FROM THE PRESSBOX: Some hotel room rates in France next summer have been hiked eight-fold, with £45 a night rooms going for £365. There must be a sports event coming to town. DAVID WALKER on the dilemma facing newspaper sports desks, and offers a piece of advice from Arsene Wenger

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12 Dec
2015

SJA sends sincere condolences to Wilson family

The officers and committee of the Sports Journalists’ Association send their deepest condolences to Graham Wilson and his family, following the tragic death this week of his son, Tom Wilson, in an accident during hockey training

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11 Dec
2015

Norman Harris funeral service, Dec 18

The funeral of the former Sunday Times, Times and Observer sportswriter, Norman Harris, who died last month, will be held next Friday, December 18

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2 Dec
2015

BOA signs Field as Wilkens heads for pastures new

Miriam Wilkens, right, with former SJA chairman Barry Newcombe, has been a key figure at the BOA for a decade

With nine months before the 2016 Olympic Games, Scott Field has been appointed as director of communications at the British Olympic Association

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28 Oct
2015

Rugby World Cup scores top marks for press facilities

The contortions some members of the press had to go through to get wifi signals?

SARAH MOCKFORD and HUGH GODWIN provide an end-of-term report from behind the scenes on the media facilities at the 2015 Rugby World Cup

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26 Oct
2015

Book now for BAWA’s 2015 awards lunch on Nov 13

Jump to it: less than a week to book your tickets for the BAWA's awards lunch

The British Athletics Writers’ Association’s 2015 awards lunch will be held at the Tower Hotel, London, on November 13

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